EDIUS Elite 7
Fast, Integrated, Creative
Specifically designed for broadcast applications, EDIUS Elite delivers better editing and faster operations, opening up new possibilities for workgroup collaboration. With EDIUS Elite, you'll eliminate the need for conversions, processes and extra components, so you'll have quick-turn production in news and studio environments. Real-time, multitrack, mixed-format editing, compositing, chromakeying, titling and timeline output capabilities make EDIUS Elite the perfect solution for your file-based workflows.
  • Superior 4K workflow, including support for Blackmagic Design’s DeckLink 4K Extreme, Ultra Studio 4K, AJA KONA 3G and EDL or AAF import/export with Grass Valley HQX with DaVinci Resolve 11
  • Supports third-party I/O hardware from Blackmagic Design, Matrox and AJA
  • Edit media files with different resolutions — from 24x24 to 4Kx2K Real-time conversion of frame rates on the same timeline delivers more efficient editing into the hands of editors
  • Fast, flexible user interface, including unlimited video, audio, title and graphics tracks
  • Support for the latest file formats — Sony XVAC (Intra/Long GOP)/XVAC S, Panasonic AVC-Ultra , AVC-Intra 4K 422 (import only) and Canon 1D C M-JPEG
  • Work natively with many different video formats, such as Sony XDCAM, Panasonic P2, Ikegami GF, RED, Canon XF format and EOS movie format
  • Fastest AVCHD editing on the market (up to 3+ streams in real time)
  • Multicam editing of up to 16 different sources simultaneously, with video output support
  • Improved MPEG encoder speed and quality
  • Improved H.264/AVC decoder
  • Optimized for fourth-generation Intel Core i architecture
  • 64-bit native processing with maximum memory access for streamlined real-time editing
  • Proxy mode workflow for legacy computers helps extend their usability and increase ROI
  • Supports Intel Quick Sync Video for extremely fast export and Blu-ray Disc burning
  • Fast handling of large quantities of still image files (JPG, TGA, DPX and others)
  • 3D stereoscopic editing
  • Built-in loudness meter
  • Built-in image stabilization
  • Direct to Blu-ray Disc and DVD timeline export
  • Native DNxHD import/export (requires EDIUS Elite 7 or DNxHD Option and EDIUS Pro version 7.4)
  • AAF workflow with Avid Media Composer (requires EDIUS Elite 7 or DNxHD Option and EDIUS Pro version 7.4)
  • Dolby Digital Professional/Plus import/export (requires EDIUS Elite 7 or DNxHD Option and EDIUS version 7.4)
  • Interoperability with Grass Valley GV STRATUS
  • Launch from GV STRATUS settings, or independently
  • Export different formats to different destinations within the GV STRATUS environment
  • K2 Clip/K2 Program import/export
  • K2 Clip capture
  • Capture and edit a growing file on K2
  • K2 4K CMF import (beta)

Note: Feature-set specific to EDIUS Elite 7.4

Minimum System Requirements (standalone):
(Updated for software version 7.4, released October 2014)

OS: Windows 7 64-bit (Service Pack 1 or later), Windows 8/8.1 64-bit
Note: See Memory section below for physical memory limits of each OS.

CPU: Any Intel Core 2 or Core iX CPU. Intel or AMD single core CPU with a 3 GHz processor speed or faster (multiple CPUs and/or multicore CPUs are recommended). SSSE3 (Supplementary SSE3) instruction set support required.

Memory:

  • 1 GB RAM minimum (4 GB or more recommended)
  • Requirements for RAM and video memory vary depending on the project format. For SD/HD projects: 4 GB or more RAM recommended. For 4K projects: 16 GB or more RAM recommended
Maximum amount of RAM is based on the physical memory limits of each OS.
  • Windows 8/8.1, Enterprise and Professional, 64-bit: 512 GB
  • Windows 8/8.1, 64-bit: 128 GB
  • Windows 7, Ultimate, Enterprise, and Professional, 64-bit: 192 GB
  • Windows 7, Home Premium, 64-bit: 16 GB (not recommended for complex 4K projects)
  • Windows 7, Home Basic, 64-bit: 8 GB (not recommended for projects with more than HD resolution)

Project Format RAM Memory Video Memory
Resolution Depth Minimum Recommended Minimum Recommended
SD and below 8-bit 1 GB 2 GB 256 MB 512 MB
10-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
HD 8-bit 2 GB 4 GB 512 MB 1 GB
10-bit 4 GB 4 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Over HD (including 4K) 8-bit 8 GB 12 GB (16 GB + for 4K) 2 GB 2 GB or more
10-bit 8 GB 12 GB (16 GB + for 4K) 2 GB 2 GB or more

Graphics Card
  • Supporting higher resolution than 1024x768 32-bit. Direct3D 9.0c or later and PixelShader Model 3.0 or later is required
  • Requirements for video memory size when using GPUfx will vary depending on the project format. For 10-bit SD projects: 1 GB or more recommended, for HD/4K projects 2 GB or more recommended
Note: Requirements for video memory vary depending on the project format. See Memory section above for details.

Hard Disk
  • 6 GB of hard disk space is required for installation
  • Drive with ATA100/7,200 RPM or faster is required for video storage:
    • Available hard drive disc space should be twice the size of the file to be edited
    • RAID-0 is recommended for HD and above resolution editing

Optical Drive
  • Blu-ray Disc writer is required when creating Blu-ray Discs
  • DVD-R/RW or DVD+R/RW drive is required when creating DVDs

Sound Card
Sound card with WDM driver support is required.

Network
Internet connection required for software license activation.

Service and Support
90-day limited warranty.

Note: External video decks/cameras may require either a free FireWire (IEEE 1394) port or USB 2.0 port for connectivity.
  • EDIUS installation disc (DVD-ROM)
  • Installation guide
April 8, 2014
MONTREAL, April 8, 2014 — Japan's KTV, the Kansai Telecasting Corporation located in Osaka, has migrated to a full 4K editing system with powerful, forward-thinking newsroom solutions from Grass Valley, A Belden Brand. The station has purchased the EDIUS HDWS 4K desktop turnkey system and EDIUS Elite HDWS 3GX system for powerful, real-time 4K editing capabilities. KTV also purchased Grass Valley's GV STRATUS Nonlinear Media Production Tools and K2 Summit media server for a complete, file-based workflow to be used in conjunction with EDIUS for powerful editing functionality across its newsroom operations.
December 2, 2013
Hillsboro, Ore., December 2, 2013Grass Valley® has deployed its first set of GV STRATUS® nonlinear media production tools to the Hong Kong region at OneTV, a new 24/7 television station that delivers news, sports, and entertainment to millions of viewers across Hong Kong. The station is also leveraging the powerful capabilities of Grass Valley's EDIUS® Elite multiformat nonlinear editing software, K2 Summit® 3G Production Client, and K2 SAN storage. Together, these technologies provide the station with the powerful capabilities it needs to deliver news around the clock and to multiple platforms including smartphones and tablets.

EDIUS 7: Nonlinear Editing Software Datasheet

When an editor has to wait for technology, creativity suffers. That doesn't happen with EDIUS 7. EDIUS 7 means more resolutions, unlimited tracks, and real-time editing for the ability to Edit Anything, Anywhere. With versions for the professional standalone user (EDIUS Pro 7) and for editors within networked connected production infrastructures (EDIUS Elite 7), EDIUS 7 is the perfect finishing tool for broadcast news, newsmagazine content, and studio programs, as well as organizational, documentary, and 4K theatrical productions.

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